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My Father's Will: What Lawyers Must Respond To

Frank H. Wu | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Frank H. Wu

My father recently prepared his will. This is a matter in which I have an interest. . . As a law school dean, I asked my father what lawyer he had hi...

The Dentist and the Immigration Lawyer: In Praise of "Commodity" Work

Frank H. Wu | Posted 06.15.2013 | College
Frank H. Wu

Last week, I went to the dentist. I enjoy having my teeth cleaned. I have an hour of calm in the most comfortable chair, and I'm the focus of attentio...

There's a Kind of Hush

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

My heart and head are certainly enjoying the continuing sounds of real estate silence in August 2009 but my wallet protests loudly each and every day.

Kiss The Deals Goodbye

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

While buyers dally, sellers fret. They can't realistically make offers on move-up homes or retirement villas or pay off their creditors.

11 Sure Business Bets

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

If you receive flowers once the transaction ends, it means the deal certainly shortened your life expectancy. Don't skip your next doctor's appointment.

(Non) Supply Side Economics

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

The engraved envelope supply has dwindled in my office just as postage again escalated, plus my stash of pre-printed return address labels has been substantially slashed.

How My Life Partner Became My Business Partner and Helped Save My Practice

Brooke Barnett | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Brooke Barnett

If you are asking, "How can you possibly live together, raise two kids, take care of a dog, run a household, and work together seven days a week?" I'm here to tell you that not only can it be done, but if you have the opportunity to do it, you should!